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Somewhat unrelated, but curious: Does anyone know if Facebook still uses MySQL heavily?



Yes, we are still very active users of MySQL. Most of the primary portions of facebook.com are still served from a backend MySQL system (with lots of caching and many other services involved). Some data is not stored in MySQL, but in other systems such as HBase (messages being a big one).





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